The headquarters of the trump disown him about the postponement of the elections
Campaign headquarters of U.S. President Donald trump claims that his tweet about the postponement of the elections was rhetorical.
Trump asked Twitter a question, is it possible to move the presidential election to avoid a vote by mail because COVID-19. According to him, if common voting by mail, "election 2020 will be the most inaccurate and fraudulent election in history."
"The President only raised the issue of the chaos that was created by the Democrats, insisting that all voting should take place by mail," - said in a written statement, the representative of the headquarters of the trump Hogan Gigli.
"They (the Democrats - ed.), using a coronavirus as a means to attempt to introduce universal postal voting, and this will mean that each voter will send the newsletter regardless, he asked about it or not," added Gigli. According to him, in the voters ' lists a lot of wrong addresses, there are also found non-citizens or even dead voters. He gave the example of a democratic primary in new York, the results of which are not known for more than a month.
"The universal voting by mail causes chaos and long delays in results," said Gigli.
In the US, five States out of 50 use only voting by mail, and complaints of incorrect calculations in these States, as a rule, no.
The U.S. Constitution says nothing about the postponement of the elections, but the act of 1844 establishes a single voting day on the first Tuesday after November 1, this year the election falls on November 3. To change this law, Congress must pass a new law. Opposition to Trump the Democrats control the house of representatives, so that without their consent election to defer de facto impossible.